Schoharie County Local Youth Recreation Commissions

Cobleskill Joint Youth Recreation Commission – This Youth Commission made up of residents from the Town and Village of Cobleskill offers programs that encourage the participation of all individuals in our community. And regardless of gender, ethnicity, or age, these programs will develop the highest possible level of physical and mental well being within the community, thus creating a positive influence in their lives. Programs offered are: Arts and Crafts, ½ day summer programming, swimming, swim lessons, football clinics, soccer, tennis, ice skating, basketball, volleyball, etc…

For more information about these programs, please contact:

Village of Cobleskill (518) 234-3891
Village of Cobleskill Facebook Page
Forever Generations Facebook Page

Gilboa/Conesville Summer Co-Op Camp – This program serves a lot of children in the Town of Gilboa and Conesville. Swimming and swimming lessons are offered daily in the month of July, Mon-Fri. The school helps with transporting youth to the Mine Kill State Park daily.

For more information, contact the Town of Conesville (607) 588-7211 or the Town of Gilboa (607) 588-6400

Youth Summer Co-op Coordinator, Jamie Durkin

Jefferson Youth Recreation Program – This program offers swimming lessons daily to between 100-120 students, ages 4-16 years old. They offer 5 levels of swim lessons by certified instructors for the 4 weeks in July. Students are bused to Mine Kill State Park for swimming/lessons and back to school for parent pick up.

For more information, please contact Jefferson Central School at (607) 652-7821

Middleburgh Joint Youth Recreation Commission – The Middleburgh Joint Youth Commission provides a variety of programs for youth in the four participating municipalities (Town of Broome, Town of Fulton, Town & Village of Middleburgh). Summer programs include swim lessons and open swim, tennis, arts and crafts, open gym. Trips to a variety of locations plus to other programs are run and support for open trips developed by other youth organizations is provided. This is free to all youth, even outside the tax areas.

For more information, please contact the Village of Middleburgh (518) 827-5143

Richmondville Joint Youth Recreation Commission – Our summer youth programs are extremely valuable to the residents of our rural community. Arts and Crafts, swim lessons and open swim are available throughout the summer months. Open Swim is provided every afternoon at 1:00pm, seven days per week. Youth are given the opportunity to interact with their peers and appropriate role models through recreational and educational activities presented at our community facilities. Our programs teach healthy living skills, water safety, individual artistic expression, and cultural arts & crafts appreciation.

For more information, please contact the Village of Richmondville (518) 294-6681

Schoharie Joint Youth Recreation Commission – The Schoharie Joint Youth Commission provides summer swim programs at the Schoharie Village Pool funded by the four participating municipalities (Town of Esperance, Town of Wright, Town & Village of Schoharie). This program offers swimming lessons, parent/tot swim, private lessons, competitive swimming clinics and open swim to youth and families.

For more information, please contact the Village of Schoharie (518) 295-8500
Schoharie Community Pool Facebook page

Seward Youth Recreation Program – Recreation activities are held at their youth center on Route 165 in Seward. Recreation activities include field games, indoor games, arts & crafts, and various performances.

For more information, please contact the Town of Seward (518) 234-2480

Sharon Youth Recreation Commission – This group of volunteers, provides activities in collaboration with the school and library to enhance children and teens’ social and physical health, preventing juvenile delinquency and developing lifelong hobbies. Swim lessons, open swim, moon light swims and family swim are offered through the summer months. Also included is a summer recreation program at the Community Pool/Recreation Center. This program is for K-6th graders and incorporates swim lessons, arts and crafts, cooperative games & sports as well as fun yet educational guest programs in collaboration with the Sharon Springs Free Library and Sharon Springs Central School. The session ends with a field trip to a local lake/park.

For more information, please contact the Town of Sharon (518) 284-3010 or Dan Cornwell at (518) 852-4979.

Summit Youth Recreation Program – Educational and recreational events occur during the summer months. This FREE program happens every Saturday afternoon, in July and August.  Through the years we’ve hosted a wide variety of events including: sled dogs, butterfly release, reptiles, wildlife shows, arts and crafts, music, etc.

For more information, please contact Lori Baratta, Youth director 518-287-1660